Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Hardcover | January 19, 2015

EditorLuca Saba

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Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically "confirmed" by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis.Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging have recently emerged as outstanding non-invasive techniques for the study of the neurodegenerative disorders. Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders covers all the imaging techniques and new exciting methods like new tracers, biomarker, metabolomic and gene-array profiling, potential for applying such techniques clinically, and offers present and future applications as applied to the neurodegenerativedisorders with the most world renowned scientists in these fields. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, clinicians, and trainees in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, and radiology.

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Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically "confirmed" by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis.Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nucl...

Luca Saba received the MD from the University of Cagliari, Italy in 2002. Today he works in the Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria of Cagliari. Dr Saba research fields are focused on Multi-Detector-Row Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance, Ultrasound, Neuroradiology, and Diagnostic in Vascular Sciences. Dr. Saba has won 15 scientific...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:January 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section 1: Introduction1. Giancarlo Logroscino and Rosanna Tortelli: Epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases2. Luigi Barberini, Luca Saba, Claudia Fattuoni, Matteo Fraschini, and Francesco Marrosu: Metabolomics of neurodegenerative disorders3. James D Mills and Michael Janitz: Transcriptome profiling in neurodegenerative disorders4. Thomas Rapp, Pauline Chauvin, Nadege Costa, and Laurent Molinier: Health economic considerations in neurodegenerative disorders5. Robert Laforce, M. Lehmann, J. Macoir, S. Poulin, M. Roy, J.-P. Soucy, L. Verret, B. L. Miller, and R. W. Bouchard: Symptoms of neurodegenerative diseasesSection 2: Imaging Technique6. Michele Anzidei: Computed Tomography7. Aart J. Nederveen, Matthan W.A. Caan, and Marion Smits: General principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging8. Juergen Dukart and Bogdan Draganski: Nuclear medicine and radiology9. Vivekanandan Palaninathan, Sivakumar Balasubramanian, D. Sakthi Kumar: Molecular imaging and neurodegenerative diseases10. Christopher Kobylecki, Alexander Gerhard, and Karl Herholz: PET imaging in neurodegenerative disorders - evolving techniques and new tracers11. Shankar Vallabhajosula, Brigitte Vallabhajosula, and Lilja Solnes: Radiopharmaceuticals for molecular imaging of neurodegenerative diseasesSection 3: Neurodegeneration: Cognition12. Charles D. Smith and Brian T. Gold: Neuroimaging of Alzheimer's disease13. F. Garaci, N. Toschi, T. Volpi, G. Gareffa, L. Spies, S.Lista, H. Hampel: MRI-based imaging of Alzheimer's disease14. Jennifer L. Whitwell: Frontotemporal dementia15. Claire Henchcliffe and Thomas Tropea: Dementia with Lewy Bodies16. Luke A Massey and Sean O'Sullivan: Corticobasal Syndrome and Corticobasal DegenerationSection 4: Nueorregeneration: Movement17. Ana M. Franceschi, Sofia Pina, and Mauricio Castillo: Parkinson's disease: Clinical and Imaging Features18. Dominic Paviour: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)19. SJA van den Bogaard and RAC Roos: Imaging in Huntington's disease20. Keita Sakurai: Multiple system atrophySection 5: Neurodegeneration: Strength21. Martin R. Turner: Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisSection 6: Neurodegeneration: Coordination22. Ana Solodkin, Gulin Oz, and Christopher M Gomez: Spinocerebellar Atrophies23. Hamed Akhlaghi, Martin B. Delatycki, Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, and Gary F. Egan: Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorder- Friedreich Ataxia24. Damien Galanaud: Neuroimaging in human prion diseasesSection 7: Neurodegeneration: PNS\ANS25. Erez Nossek and Tali Jonas Kimchi: Amyloidosis26. Amogh Hedge and CC Tchoyoson Lim: Metabolic and toxin related neurodegenerationSection 8: Neurodegeneration: Myelin27. Eytan Raz: Demyelinating diseases28. Jose Berciano and Elena Gallardo: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease29. Lev Bangiyev, Alexandra Roudenko, Eytan Raz, August Dietrich, Girish M. Fatterpekar: Neurodegenerative Disorders of the Basal GangliaSection 9: Neurodegeneration: Trauma30. Jan Booij, Francoise J Siepel, Tirza C Buter, and Dag Aarsland: Clinical benefit of dopamine transporter imaging in movement disorders and dementia31. Erin D. Bigler: Neurodegeneration post trauma: Brain32. J.A. Petersen, Spyros S. Kollias: Neurodegeneration post trauma: spine33. Duan Xiao-Hui and Jun Shen: Neurodegeneration post trauma: Peripheral nervesSection 10: Neuroimaging after therapy34. A.L. Bartels, R. Hilker: Functional imaging of neurosurgery in Parkinson's disease35. Tsui A, Piccini P: Neuroimaging after Cell-Based Therapy